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Swamp Blues

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Swamp blues is the name given to a regional form of electric blues which emerged in Louisiana in the mid-1950s. The main performers hailed from the Baton Rouge area, in south-eastern Louisiana, but most of the classic swamp blues titles...

Savannah, GA

Peggy Blood

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 131,510 (2000) Savannah lies in the southeastern part of the state of Georgia, across the Savannah River from South Carolina. Situated less than 10 miles (16 km) from the Atlantic Ocean, the city owes much...

Zydeco

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Zydeco is a genre of rhythm and blues that developed in Louisiana in the second half of the twentieth century, featuring the accordion and rubboard (a metal version of the washboard) as central instruments. Though related to, and often...